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Jul 21, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, LLP is changing its name and location in August as its providers and staff members join the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Medical Group as its new Pulmonary and Critical Care Group. The new MVHS site will open at 35 Riverside Drive in North Utica (across from the North Utica Community Center) on Monday, August 1, 2016. The last day at...
Jul 18, 2016
On Friday, July 22, 2016, tickets for the 20th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will be available to purchase at Holland Farms Bakery, 50 Oriskany Blvd, Yorkville, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. A maximum of 4,300 tickets are available and may be purchased for $100 each with cash only. One lucky...
Jul 15, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Lisa Volo, CPRP, CCEP, MHFA, has been named DSRIP coordinator for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). DSRIP, or the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program, is the main mechanism by which New York State will implement the Medicaid Redesign Team Waiver Amendment. Prior to joining MVHS, Volo served as director of Behavioral Health Services at the Regional Primary Care...
Jul 7, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Two athletes from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, will represent their country and join the thousands of competitors this Sunday for the 2016 Boilermaker Road Race. Wilfid Mecena, 32, will compete in the 15K race with an above the knee amputation, and Carl Chery, 37, will compete in the wheelchair division. Mecena and Chery are participating in their first Boilermaker to represent their...
Jul 1, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – A Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) employee, Korinn Chaffee, BSN, RN, OCN, CN-BN, recently received her certification in Breast Patient Navigation from the National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc. Certification validates a medical professional’s knowledge and skills in navigating a breast patient through his or her breast cancer/care continuum. Chaffee began working at...
Jun 29, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Effective Friday, July 1, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) is consolidating inpatient pediatric care to its St. Luke’s Campus. “One of the goals of our hospital affiliation is to centralize services and care whenever possible, building on our expertise, and making the best use of our resources,” stated Scott H. Perra, FACHE, president and CEO of MVHS. “This...
Jun 28, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – A Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) employee, Tara Millson, MSN, RN, CIC, recently received her certification in Infection Prevention from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC). Certification represents the commitment of an infection preventionist and an institution to the continued improvement of infection prevention and control functions as well...
Jun 28, 2016
The Dialysis Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, BSN, CDN, CKD...
Jun 27, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. –Cindy Christian, RN, BSN, has been named nurse manager of the Dialysis Center at Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Christian maintains nursing operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities for all Dialysis units and she serves as coordinator of the Chronic Kidney Disease Program. Christian has been an employee at Faxton St. Luke’s...
Jun 24, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Juleen Qandah, DO, has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Faxton Urgent Care and has privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Qandah was affiliated with Emergency Medical Associates at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, New York, as an Emergency Medicine physician. She held the same role at the Carilion Clinic at Roanoke...

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